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May 26

We Remember: Resources in Honor of Memorial Day:Following the Footsteps of My Father

As Americans mark Memorial Day on May 25, the Bildner Center shares highlights of a program cosponsored with the Rutgers Office of Military and Veteran Programs: Footsteps of My Father, the moving story of one American who saved Jewish POWs during World War II.

Oral Histories at Rutgers:

The Rutgers Oral History Archives includes testimonies of Rutgers alumni who are veterans.

We recommend these books by scholars who have given public lectures at the Bildner Center:

young lions
Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel

(Northwestern University Press, 2015)
Leah Garrett, Hunter College
The Abram Matlofsky Memorial Program – 2016

Grant Sarna
When General Grant Expelled the Jews

(Schocken/Next Book Jewish Encounter Series, 2012)
Jonathan D. Sarna, Brandeis University
The Toby and Herbert Stolzer Endowed Program - 2012

Rebecca Chanin '20 Honored:

We congratulate recent graduate Rebecca Chanin who was selected as a SAS Class of 2020 Paul Robeson Scholar. Rebecca successfully defended her interdisciplinary senior honors thesis, “At The Hands of Others: Stories of Holocaust Survival.” Her capstone project was a documentary film using materials from the Shoah Foundation Visual History Archives. 

RJFFFilms recommended by the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival

  • Above and Beyond
  • Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray
  • GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II

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